Embracing our Culture

SD Focus - 11/19/2009

Join us for our next South Dakota Focus as we introduce you to a handful of individuals who have dedicated their lives to educating others about cultural diversity.  Paul LaRoche the founder and front man of the American Indian group Brule will join us. He discovered his American Indian roots as an adult. Since discovering his own heritage he has dedicated his life to educating others about his journey. He'll share his story with us. Plus Qadir Aware the founder and Executive Director the Multi-Cultural Center is Sioux Falls will talk about his own decision to leave his homeland and make South Dakota home. Gary Colwill the Chief Civil Deputy Attorney for Minnehaha County is also responsible for the Human Relations Department. He is responsible for bringing peace and understanding to those who come to South Dakota from other cultures. He'll share the importance of a cultural diverse city and the challenges that go along with that. Keith Moore the newly appointed Officer of Diversity at the University of South Dakota will also join us. We'll talk about what are state institutions are doing to educate all students about cultural diversity while giving everyone a voice. That's Embracing our Cultures: The importance of Cultural Diversity on tonight's South Dakota Focus 8:00pm CT / 7mt. or watch live on-line at Don't forget to call in with your own questions and comments to 1.877.825.5788 /


The Multi-Cultural Center of Sioux Falls
"Expanding Hearts & Minds through Cultural Experiences."
515 N. Main Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
phone: 605-367-7400 · fax: 605-367-7404


Office of Diversity Slagle Hall Room 103 The University of South Dakota 414 E. Clark St. Vermillion SD 57069 Work Phone: 605-677-6497

Contact the Diversity Council by:

Buffalo Moon Records
P.O. Box 91436
Sioux Falls, SD 57106-1436

Bookings and General Information
Phone: 480.390.2239
Fax: 605.274.6557


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